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Old 15-08-14, 08:53 PM
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Will I need to upgrade my power supply aswell with new build?

Hi all,
I'm going to be upgrading my system very soon.
I plan on getting the following parts: (keep in mind I plan on taking this build to university, hence the small form factor)
Case:Corsair 250D
CPU: Intel core i7 4790K/ i5 4690K (undecided, help please?)
Mobo: Asus Z97i-PLUS ITX motherboard
GPU: MSi GTX 780 Twin Frozr II Gaming LE
CPU Cooler: Corsair H80i/h100i (Don't know if I should opt for the dual 1200 rad, I don't plan on overclocking in the near future, but would likew the option to, hence the 'K' series processors)

All other parts i'm transferring over from my old build.
I own a Antec Truepower (TP-650) power supply (discontinued)
It is a 80 plus Bronze rated power supply
I was wandering if my current PSU would be able to handle a 780/i7 (or i5)?
Oh also, do you guy think I should opt for the i5 with H80i and get soemthing else? or go for the i7 with h80i/h100i ?
I really want an i7 for the bragging rights :P ...but it would be wasted as the only intensive thing i commonly do is game.
Thankyou guys for any help

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Old 15-08-14, 08:58 PM
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Yep, your PSU will be more than enough for your rig, even with overclocking.
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Old 15-08-14, 08:59 PM
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Should be fine I think.
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Old 15-08-14, 09:00 PM
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Yep, your PSU will be more than enough for your rig, even with overclocking.
Thankyou for the quick reply, what would you recommend I do regarding cpu/cpu cooler?
Stick to i5?or go with i7?
h80?h100?or...?

My max budget is around £850

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Old 15-08-14, 09:02 PM
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Thankyou for the quick reply, what would you recommend I do regarding cpu/cpu cooler?
Stick to i5?or go with i7?
h80?h100?or...?

My max budget is around £850

Thanks
For gaming, stick with an i5 4690k. As for cooling, you cant go wrong with an H100i, but an H75 would do you fine as well.
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Thankyou for the quick reply, what would you recommend I do regarding cpu/cpu cooler?
Stick to i5?or go with i7?
h80?h100?or...?

My max budget is around £850

Thanks
Depends, if your rig is only for gaming an i5 is more than enough. If you want to grab an i7 it is overkill for gaming but if you don't mind paying the extra for one then you may as well grab one.

As for H80 vs H100, if you want to do some overclocking I would recommend the H100. If you don't plan on overclocking the H80 is good enough, personally i'd go for the H100 though because you can turn the fans down more and have a quieter running rig.
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Old 15-08-14, 09:07 PM
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For gaming, stick with an i5 4690k. As for cooling, you cant go wrong with an H100i, but an H75 would do you fine as well.
Cheers, Do you think it's worth swapping out the stock fans with SP 120 Quiet edition fans? or what fans would you recommend?
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Cheers, Do you think it's worth swapping out the stock fans with SP 120 Quiet edition fans? or what fans would you recommend?
Im pretty sure the stock ones are fine, but if you really want that silence, then thats up to you.
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